Thursday, January 21, 2016

GE Aviation, Praxair joint venture

GE Aviation and Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture for the development, support and application of specialized coatings. The coatings will be tailored for GE Aviation’s and CFM International’s current and future engine models, including the GE9X and LEAP engines. The joint-venture company will expand its footprint with a new coatings plant in the southeast United States, which will supplement the services provided to GE from Praxair’s Indianapolis facility and other global operations. (Source: Praxair via Business Wire, 01/19/16)